Lillian Lambert

  • Why Value-Based Leadership Is Important

    Why Value-Based Leadership Is Important

    Getty Images We have all heard the adage, leaders are born; not made. I believe some are born while others are taught. Leadership, a critical management skill, is the ability to motivate a group of people toward a common goal. How you motivate others to get to that goal is influenced by the values you bring... Continue Reading

  • Top 3 Traits Of High-Achieving Women

    Top 3 Traits Of High-Achieving Women

    If you were asked the question: What three qualities supported you to get where you are in your career today? What would be your answer? That can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. Choosing only three factors, when there are likely many, can be tough. That's what I was asked to do as part of a... Continue Reading

  • Do You Have The Attitude Of A Leader?

    Do You Have The Attitude Of A Leader?

    Leader is more than a title; it carries a responsibility. Leaders come in all sizes, shapes and colors and they bring a myriad of attitudes to the position. Their responsibilities are numerous, requiring that they possess certain qualities and skills in order to be successful. Many skills can be developed... Continue Reading

  • Like Oprah, Know When It's Time to Let Go

    Like Oprah, Know When It's Time to Let Go

    For the last few days in May 2011, millions of people waited with great anticipation to see the final episodes of "The Oprah Winfrey Show." She had decided, after 25 years, to end her very popular daytime talk show to move on to other interests. Many questioned why she would leave a show that has had such... Continue Reading

  • Success Tips From Harvard's First African-American Female MBA

    Success Tips From Harvard's First African-American Female MBA

    A few years ago, I spoke at a conference of the African American Student Union, Harvard University. During the question and answer session a young man asked: "Why would someone with a Harvard MBA choose to go into the janitorial business instead of a more sophisticated profession?" After taking a deep... Continue Reading